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Program

Boca 2019 Program

*subject to change
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
schedule 8:00 am

Grand Ballroom C-D

Sponsored by:

schedule 8:30 am

Addison Ballroom

schedule 9:00 am

place Royal Palm Pre-Assembly

Make sure to stop by the conference registration desk and pick up your SGX name badge and Societe Generale conference tote bag filled with 2019 Boca materials before heading into the first session.

Sponsored by:

schedule 9:00 am

Trading Technologies (TT) is partnering with FIA to give some love to Futures for Kids with the FIA Boca Tennis Tournament on Tuesday, March 12. Players of all skill levels are invited to show off their tennis skills during this friendly round-robin competition. Prizes will be awarded to the top three final scores. Each participant receives a complimentary S'well-type vacuum insulated stainless steel water bottle.

Registration is separate from the conference, with the total fee going to Futures for Kids – and TT will provide a matching donation of the total raised in registration fees! Space is limited, so register now.

Sponsored by:

schedule 9:00 am

place Royal Palm Pre-Assembly

Visit our diverse exhibit area and explore what our exhibitors are showcasing at Boca 2019.
 

Current Exhibitors

schedule 12:00 pm

place Royal Palm Pre-Assembly

Sponsored by:

schedule 12:30 pm

Royal Palm Ballroom

Connecting China, Connecting the World
Join HKEX for unique insight into Asian opportunities, China A-share inclusion and its own strategy to lead financial markets in the region.

person speaker:

Kevin Rideout

Managing Director, Market Development
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing 

schedule 1:25 pm

Royal Palm Ballroom 

The world is on its way to a new paradigm. We see fundamental changes in many areas without knowing how the new status quo will look like. It’s times like these that allow us to explore new opportunities – together with our clients and our regulators. Experts from Eurex will provide you with an overview of interesting updates and for an informative and interactive discussion with you.

person chair:

Tim Gits

Head of Americas Fixed Income Sales – Derivatives, Funding & Financing
Eurex

people speakers:

Rachna Mathur

Head of Equity and Index Sales, Americas
Eurex

Randolf Roth

Member of Eurex Frankfurt Executive Board, Market Design & Delivery
Eurex

Phil Simons

Global Head of Fixed Income Sales – Derivatives, Funding & Financing
Eurex

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schedule 2:20 pm

Royal Palm Ballroom 

Join ICE’s management team for an update on its global markets and benchmarks, clearing developments, and how data services are evolving to meet customers’ requirements.

person chair:

Chris Edmonds

Senior Vice President, Financial Markets
Intercontinental Exchange

people speakers:

Trabue Bland

President
ICE Futures U.S.

Lynn Martin

President & Chief Operating Officer
ICE Data Services

Stuart Williams

President
ICE Futures Europe 

Sponsored by:

schedule 3:15 pm

Royal Palm Ballroom 

Perspectives on the Evolving FX Marketplace
Join CME Group Chief Economist Blu Putnam for his 2019 outlook, focusing on how foreign exchange is shaping all areas of the global economy.  Blu will then moderate a discussion of the trends, challenges and potential efficiencies for clients in FX cash and futures markets, joined by Andres Choussy, CEO, Traiana and Sean Tully, Global Head of Financial & OTC Products.

people speakers:

Andres Choussy

Chief Executive Officer
Traiana

Blu Putnam

Chief Economist & Managing Director
CME Group 

Sean Tully

Senior Managing Director, Global Head of Financial and OTC Products
CME Group

Sponsored by:

schedule 4:00 pm

Grand Ballroom F-J 

person speaker:

 
Walt Lukken

President & Chief Executive Officer
FIA

equalizer Media:

schedule 4:30 pm

Grand Ballroom F-J 

A myriad of factors are shaping the development of the cleared derivatives industry in the coming years. This year’s kick-off panel will consider the impact of a range of issues, including technology, regulation, globalization and consolidation, as industry leaders assess the critical steps required to ensure the on-going health of our markets.

person chair:

Alicia Crighton

Managing Director
Goldman Sachs

people speakers:

John Davidson

President & Chief Operating Officer
OCC

Daniel Maguire

Chief Executive Officer
LCH

Nick Rustad

Managing Director, Head of Global Clearing
J.P. Morgan 

Don Wilson

Chief Executive Officer
DRW Trading Group

equalizer Media:

schedule 5:30 pm

place Royal Palm Pre-Assembly

Start the evening off with a drink and networking. Sponsored by the 2019 Boca Exhibitors.

Current Exhibitors

schedule 6:30 pm
schedule 6:30 pm

Garden Pool

Join your fellow Boca delegates and celebrate what happens when people and cultures from around the world come together. Enjoy drinks and heavy hors d’oeuvres while you connect with longtime friends and make new ones! Sponsored by FIA and the Boca Raton Resort & Club.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
schedule 7:30 am

place Royal Palm Pre-Assembly

Make sure to stop by the conference registration desk and pick up your SGX name badge and Societe Generale conference tote bag filled with 2019 Boca materials before heading into the first session.

Sponsored by:

schedule 8:00 am

Royal Palm Ballroom

As the 31st United States Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue has unique insight into how agriculture, food safety, regulation and policy play into the world’s economy. With his business acumen and leadership gained as a small business owner and the Governor of Georgia, Secretary Perdue will touch on professional and personal anecdotes of working with business to advance the economic growth in the United States and abroad. Finally, he will share his experiences with regard to the importance of free markets and responsible financial policy. 

people speakers:

Sonny Perdue

31st United States Secretary of Agriculture

Jeff Sprecher

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Intercontinental Exchange
Chairman, New York Stock Exchange

Sponsored by:

schedule 9:00 am

place Royal Palm Pre-Assembly

Current Exhibitors

schedule 9:00 am

place Spanish Terrace

Welcome to FIA Boca 2019! The Eurex Café is open again at FIA Boca. We are looking forward to seeing you there.

Sponsored by:

schedule 9:15 am

Grand Ballroom F-J

CFTC Chairman Christopher Giancarlo was sworn in as a CFTC Commissioner in 2014 and was confirmed as Chairman in August 2017. Before entering public service, Chairman Giancarlo served as the Executive Vice President of GFI Group Inc. Prior to that he was Executive Vice President and U.S. Legal Counsel of Fenics Software and was a corporate partner in the New York law firm of Brown Raysman Millstein Felder & Steiner. Chairman Giancarlo’s keynote address will provide an overview of the regulatory agenda for listed and cleared derivatives markets in the U.S. as he approaches the end of his term as Chairman.

person speaker:

 
J. Christopher Giancarlo

Chairman
Commodity Futures Trading Commission

equalizer Media:

schedule 10:00 am

Grand Ballroom F-J 

Leaders from the world’s major exchange groups will discuss challenges and opportunities for exchange-traded markets after a year of volume growth fueled by underlying market uncertainty.

person chair:

 
Walt Lukken

President & Chief Executive Officer
FIA

people speakers:

Thomas Book

Chief Executive Officer
Eurex

Terry Duffy

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
CME Group

Adena Friedman

President & Chief Executive Officer
Nasdaq

Loh Boon Chye

Chief Executive Officer
Singapore Exchange

Jeff Sprecher

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Intercontinental Exchange
Chairman, New York Stock Exchange

Edward Tilly

Chairman, President, & Chief Executive Officer
Cboe Global Markets

equalizer Media:

schedule 11:00 am

Sponsored by:

schedule 11:00 am

Addison Ballroom

CFTC Chairman Christopher Giancarlo and the Commissioners of the CFTC will be meeting with MAS Assistant Managing Director Lee Boon Ngiap and taking questions from the audience.

schedule 11:30 am compare_arrows

Grand Ballroom F-J 

As the industry faces the dichotomy of global markets and regional regulation, this panel will consider the best approach to cross-border oversight to avoid disruption and fragmentation and ensure continued access to trading and clearing venues.

person moderator:

Jackie Mesa

Chief Operating Officer & Senior Vice President of Global Policy
FIA

people speakers:

Finbarr Hutcheson

President
ICE Clear Europe

Boon Ngiap Lee

Assistant Managing Director of Capital Markets
Monetary Authority of Singapore

Jochen Metzger

Director General, Payments & Settlement Systems
Deutsche Bundesbank 

Virginie Saade

Head of Government & Regulatory Policy, Europe
Citadel 

Dawn Stump

Commissioner
Commodity Futures Trading Commission

schedule 11:30 am compare_arrows

Grand Ballroom C-D

The reform of swaps market is being re-examined to assess whether the right balance has been struck between system safety and stability, and market vibrancy and economic growth. This panel of experts will consider the core areas under review, including swap execution and clearing rules and end user exceptions and how the market has evolved over the past decade.

person chair:

Michael Loesch

Partner
Winston & Strawn 

people speakers:

Stephen Berger

Managing Director, Government & Regulatory Policy
Citadel 

Dan Berkovitz

Commissioner
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 

Gregory Compa

U.S. Head of Compliance 
Tradeweb

Graham Harper

Partner
Delta Strategy Group

Amy Hong

Market Structure Strategy, Securities Division
Goldman Sachs

schedule 12:30 pm

Royal Palm Ballroom

Reshma Saujani founded Girls Who Code in 2012 as a non-profit organization working to close the gender gap in technology and change the image of what a programmer looks like and does. By the end of 2018, the organization had reached over 90,000 girls across the U.S, with Girls Who Code alumni choosing to major in computer science at a rate 15 times the national average. Reshma began her career as an attorney and activist becoming the first Indian American woman to run for Congress in 2010. She is the author of three books: Girls Who Code: Learn to Code and Change the World, Women Who Don’t Wait in Line, and Brave, Not Perfect.

person speaker:

Reshma Saujani

Founder 
Girls Who Code 

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schedule 2:30 pm compare_arrows

Grand Ballroom F-J

Responsible investing has become a major theme for institutional investors worldwide, with more than $20 trillion in assets under management invested according to environmental, social and governance principles with some regulators beginning to take note. This panel will address the impact of this trend on the derivatives industry and the role for exchanges and intermediaries in facilitating the sustainability of listed derivatives products.

person chair:

Clive Furness

Managing Director
Contango Markets

people speakers:

Jan Bart de Boer

Chief Commercial Officer
ABN AMRO Clearing

Rostin Behnam

Commissioner
Commodity Futures Trading Commission

Matthew Chamberlain

Chief Executive Officer
London Metal Exchange

Tom Kadlec

President
ADM Investor Services 

Vassilis Vergotis

Global Head of Product Development & Strategy, Equity, Equity Index and Digital Assets
Eurex 

equalizer Media:

schedule 2:30 pm compare_arrows

Grand Ballroom C-D

While regulators around the globe have spent the past decade addressing key areas of reform from a largely unified standpoint, new issues are emerging that are driving the development of different regulatory approaches at multiple jurisdictions. With topics such as crypto assets, high frequency trading and fintech now demanding attention, how are regulators reacting and what role is there for global standard setters in these challenging areas? Will these standard-setting organizations continue to play an effective role in the review of post-crisis regulations?

person chair:

Gary DeWaal

Special Counsel
Katten Muchin Rosenman

people speakers:

Paul Andrews

Secretary General
IOSCO 

Lise Estelle Brault

Senior Director, Fintech, Innovation and Derivatives
Autorité des marchés financiers

Jakub Michalik

Senior Officer
European Securities and Markets Authority 

Jun Mizuguchi

Deputy Commissioner for International Affairs
Japan Financial Services Agency 

Eric Pan

Director, Office of International Affairs
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 

Paul Willis

Technical Specialist - Commodities
UK Financial Conduct Authority

schedule 3:30 pm

Grand Ballroom F-J

person moderator:

Jane Gladstone

Senior Managing Director
Evercore Partners 

person speaker:

Thomas Peterffy

Chief Executive Officer
Interactive Brokers

schedule 4:00 pm

place Spanish Terrace

Sponsored by:

schedule 4:15 pm

Grand Ballroom F-J

Join FIA in honoring this year’s inductees to the Futures Hall of Fame and recognizing their contributions to the success of this industry.

Sponsored by:

schedule 6:30 pm

Boca Beach Club: Poolside

Sponsored by:

Thursday, March 14, 2019
schedule 7:00 am

place Resort Golf Course

The FIA Tech Fun Run this year is ACCELERATE-ing. Our industry standard services for give up agreements, brokerage settlement, reg reporting, data and risk management have joined teams on a single integrated platform.

The race format is different this year, with the fastest 2 person team (combined time of a man & woman from the same company) each receiving an Apple Watch (Series 4), along with a raffle winner chosen on the morning of the race. All participants will receive a technical race hat.  Sign up at the Activities Desk in the registration area and meet us at the golf course at 7:00AM!

Sponsored by:

schedule 7:30 am
schedule 8:00 am

Royal Palm Ballroom

schedule 9:00 am

place Royal Palm Pre-Assembly

Current Exhibitors

schedule 9:00 am

place Spanish Terrace

Welcome to FIA Boca 2019! The Eurex Café is open again at FIA Boca. We are looking forward to seeing you there.

Sponsored by:

schedule 9:00 am

Grand Ballroom F-J

Where is U.S. Economic Leadership Headed? Lessons from the Marshall Plan

person speaker:

Benn Steil

Director of International Economics
Council on Foreign Relations

schedule 9:30 am

Grand Ballroom F-J

Global political insiders discuss the politics and regulatory trends that are shaping the derivatives industry around the globe and how industry participants can stay ahead of these forces—whether in Washington, Brussels or beyond. 

person chair:

 
Walt Lukken

President & Chief Executive Officer
FIA

people speakers:

Julie Bauer

Senior Vice President, Government Relations
OCC

Jonathan Jachym

U.S. Country Head, Head of North America Regulatory Strategy & Government Relations
London Stock Exchange Group

Brian Quintenz

Commissioner
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 

Virginie Saade

Head of Government & Regulatory Policy, Europe
Citadel 

Ali Wolpert

Executive Director, U.S. Government Relations
DTCC

schedule 10:30 am

place Spanish Terrace

Sponsored by:

schedule 10:45 am compare_arrows

Grand Ballroom F-J

Market infrastructures and regulators continue to assess the most effective tools and approaches to maintaining the safety and effectiveness of the clearing ecosystem. This panel of experts will consider the latest recommendations.

person chair:

Deborah North

Partner
Allen and Overy 
 

people speakers:

Sunil Cutinho

President, CME Clearing
CME Group

Fredrik Ekstrom

Senior Vice President & Head of EU FICC
Nasdaq 

Marnie Rosenberg

Managing Director and Head of Clearinghouse Risk & Strategy
J.P. Morgan 

Hester Serafini

President & Chief Operating Officer
ICE Clear U.S.

Bill Stenning

Managing Director, Clearing, Regulatory & Strategic Affairs
Societe Generale

equalizer Media:

schedule 10:45 am compare_arrows

Grand Ballroom C-D

The use of distributed ledger technology in capital markets is moving beyond the pilot stage to actual production. The panel will look at the impact that DLT is finally having on markets and the practical benefits that these projects are set to deliver.

person chair:

Brian Steele

Managing Director, Global Head of Market Solutions
Goldman Sachs 

people speakers:

Emmanuel Aidoo

Head of Digital Asset Markets
Credit Suisse

Daniel Gorfine

Chief Innovation Officer & Director, LabCFTC
Commodity Futures Trading Commission 

Lyon Hardgrave

Vice President, Business & Product Development
VAKT 

Arjun Jayaram

Chief Executive Officer
Baton Systems 

Jennifer Peve

Managing Director, Head of Solutions Business Development, Partners and Fintech Strategy
DTCC 

Greg Schvey

Chief Executive Officer
Axoni 

schedule 11:45 am

place Spanish Terrace

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schedule 12:00 pm compare_arrows

Grand Ballroom C-D

Policymakers have set a 2021 deadline for transitioning away from the IBOR reference rates, but only a handful of market participants have begun using the new derivatives products based on alternative reference rates. This panel will discuss what will be required to ensure sufficient liquidity for asset managers and other end-users.

person chair:

Harps Sidhu

Partner, Financial Services
KPMG

people speakers:

Daniel Coates

Senior Associate Director, Office of Risk Analysis and Research
Federal Housing Finance Agency

Rob Creamer

President & Chief Executive Officer
Geneva Trading 

Tracy Rucker-Wilson

Global Portfolio Risk Manager
Vanguard 

Sean Tully

Senior Managing Director, Global Head of Financial and OTC Products
CME Group

Philip Whitehurst

Head of Service Development, Rates 
LCH

schedule 12:00 pm compare_arrows

Grand Ballroom F-J

Despite the dramatic fall in the price of bitcoin, an impressive array of established markets and emerging venues are moving full speed ahead on plans to develop a new class of derivatives based on cryptocurrencies. What advantages does each side provide? Who are the pioneers outside the traditional listed derivatives industry and what opportunities lie ahead?

person chair:

Colleen Sullivan

Chief Executive Officer
CMT Digital 

people speakers:

Ron Bernstein

Lead, New Assets & Products
Coinbase
 

Thomas Chippas

Chief Executive Officer
ErisX

John Deters

Chief Strategy Officer & Head of Multi-Asset Solutions
Cboe Global Markets 

Tim McCourt

Global Head of Equity Products & Alternative Investments
CME Group

Adam White

Chief Operating Officer
Bakkt 

schedule 1:00 pm

place Grand Lawn

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schedule 1:30 pm

place Boca Raton Resort & Club - Resort Course

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schedule 5:30 pm

place Boca Raton Resort & Club

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